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Florida's Jaylen Watkins will be a great value pick on Day 3.
Round 4 (Pick No. 125)
Jaylen Watkins, CB, Florida
One of the top cornerbacks available, Watkins would fit tremendously into Miami’s zone-based defensive scheme. He’s a great athlete and likely wouldn’t mind facing brother Sammy Watkins, who is now a Buffalo Bill, twice a year.
Avery Williamson, ILB, Kentucky
One of the best linebackers in the class, Williamson can challenge the current Dolphins starters at the position or simply provide depth if he doesn’t prove to be better. Upside and scheme fit will be crucial to his success at the next level, but Miami would suit him well.
Devonta Freeman, RB, Florida State
Easily the best running back available heading into Day 3, Freeman would bring great pass-blocking ability and quickness to the table. With Knowshon Moreno on a one-year deal, Freeman would be a great selection.
David Fales, QB, San Jose State
At some point, Miami needs to take a quarterback. Fales would challenge for Matt Moore’s backup job right away.
Round 5 (Picks No. 155 & 171)
Zach Kerr, DL, Delaware
Kerr can play as a nose tackle or a 3-technique, and he could earn snaps as he spells Miami’s starters. His combination of quickness and size (6'1", 326 lbs) should be enticing to defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle.
Jonathan Dowling, S, Western Kentucky
At 6’3”, Dowling is a great physical specimen that has extremely high upside. If Miami isn’t sold on mirror safeties, Dowling can challenge for a starting job in 2015.
Keith Wenning, QB, Ball State
Another late-round quarterback, Wenning is a solid, all-around signal-caller that can occasionally spot start if need be.
Round 6 (Pick No. 190)
Shaquille Richardson, CB, Arizona
A great scheme fit, Richardson made a predraft visit to Miami. He would bring size (6'0", 194 lbs) and versatility to the secondary.
Carlos Fields Jr., ILB, Winston-Salem State
My favorite sleeper, Fields has a terrific blend of athleticism and instincts. He’s from a tiny school, but he has major talent.
Darrin Reaves, RB, UAB
A surprise early entry, Reaves has great physical tools that just need refinement. He could challenge Daniel Thomas for the last roster spot as a running back.
Round 7 (Pick No. 234)
Terrence Fede, DE, Marist
An analytics darling, Fede has tremendous size (6'3", 276 lbs) and quickness. He’s the perfect late-round flyer that could become a contributor in time.
Marquis Flowers, OLB, Arizona State
A major contributor in college, Flowers doesn’t have a true position, but he can play in nickel packages.
Keon Lyn, CB, Syracuse
Another analytics favorite, Lyn is a draft-and-stash player who will take time to refine.